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LINKTV
Oct 4, 2012 8:00am PDT
. and what's the densest liquid we know of, gang? mercury. mercury is 13.6 times as dense as water. that means the column of mercury would only have to be 1/13.6 as high. and 1/13.6 of 10.3 meters turns out to be 0.76 meters, turns out to be 76 centimeters, turns out to be 760 millimeters. and so when you're talking about atmospheric pressure in terms of millimeters of mercury that's what you're talking about. see because if you look at the-- if you have like-- all you have to do is take a dish of mercury and that mercury will glug right out there and when that mercury column... is 760 millimeters tall, it's about like this, huh, okay? when it's that tall, that's going to push down on the surface with just as much pressure as the atmosphere outside and so it'll stand right there. now let me ask you this commonsense question. what if the atmospheric pressure increases, what's going to happen to the mercury? it's gonna push it right up further, isn't it? it's going to push it up further until it's pushing down with the same pressure that the atmospheric pressure is exerting, isn't th
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
news there may be a link between exposure between low level mercury during pregnancy and attention deficit hyperactivity or adhd in children. a new study looked at 400 children and found an increased arrive in the behavior in mothers who had higher mercury levels. some fish including fresh tuna and sword fish can have high levels of mercury but researchers also found mothers who ate more than two servings of fish per week helped reduce the risk of adhd in their children. the study did not determine which types of fish are best to eat but previous research shows flounder, haddock and salmon are all lower in mercury. >>> a new study shows losing weight with a group is effective whether or not a health professional leads the program. the national institutes of health funded the research which compared professionally delivered group weight loss treatment to peer-led programs such as weight watchers. the study found both groups lost weight but people in peer- led treatments lost more. researchers say their findings are important because people need more practical, affordable options to
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
levels mercury are now being linked with a childhood disorder. >>> and we're seeing some cooler temperatures to start off the workweek. 60s and low 70s outside right now. and you might have noticed some changes going on around the bay area. clouds building up over the hilltops, increasing instability, increasing chance of showers coming into the forecast, maybe even thunder too. we'll talk about that and how it's going to impact your workweek plans, when we come right back. >>> a warning tonight for women in the east bay. a woman who was assaulted while walking the delta deanza regional trail managed to escape from a knife-wielding attacker. police say it happened around 6:00 this morning. the victim was walking the trail in west pittsburg near bailey road when a man jumped out of the brush and held a knife to her throat while groping her. she screamed, struggled and managed to run off. she says the man rode away on a blue mountain bike. police say the suspect was wearing a black leather jacket over a black hoodie with black gloves. >>> decision 2012 is just 29 days away. and it
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am PDT
may be a link between exposure to mercury during pregnancy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. a new study looked at 400 children and found an increased risk of adhd behavior in children whose mothers had high mercury levels. some fish including fresh tuna and swordfish tend to have higher levels of mercury. >>> and losing weight with a group can work with or without a health professional leading the effort. the nih funded new research comparing professionally delivered group weight loss treatment to peer-led groups such as weight watchers. study found both groups lost weight but people in peer-led treatment lost a little more. >>> alaska airlines says its flights are running close to normal after a fiberoptic outage shut down its ticketing system for more than 4 hours. the airline and its regional carrier canceled 78 flights affecting nearly 7,000 customers yesterday. more than 130 flights were still operating during the disruption. but some were delayed for as long as four hours. for as >>> well, where should you go for the best service at a fast- food d
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
91-year-old founder of mercury insurance. so far, he has contributed $16 million, 98% of the money behind prop 33. >> in politics you follow the money. >> reporter: cbs 5 political analyst joe tuman says that doesn't necessarily mean it's bad. >> because it's self-interest doesn't mean the end result from a public policy per sperrive will be bad. >> reporter: but says it's definitely good for insurance companies. >> it means more business for them. >> reporter: prop 33 allows for exceptions to protect military members and people who have let their insurance lapse because they are out of work. we should note the green money institute the supporters we interviewed received a $200,000 donation from mercury insurance and willie brown says is a good friend of mercury's founder. >> interesting. thank you for bringing those things to light, julie. >>> new at 6:00 there's an arrest warrant out tonight for a former gilroy trustee and assembly candidate. the santa clara county d.a.'s office charged francisco dominguez with two counts of felony grand theft. the 51-year-old is accused of defra
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
rap battles are back. this time it's frank sinatra versus freddy mercury. a pretty convincing freddy mercury. the frank sinatra leaves a little to be desired. >> two legends of music together in one video. >> definitely worth a look. just head to rightthisminute.com and click on best of rtm. >> when it comes to relationships between men and women, lisa has made a video that gives men a guide about -- >> it's designed to keep my man in line as long as he knows the three-second rule. >> you're a guy, and you're with her, but you look at another woman. you can only look at the other woman for three seconds. that's it. >> i think that's a good idea because you know what? you're not going to stop him from looking. so just giving him a time limit, i'm okay with it. >> guys do this. we're visual creatures. >> now, lisa says she sang in a choir until junior high school, but it's been a lifelong dream to be a singer. she made this video and it went viral. it's had nearly 1 million hits on the internet. some of the feedback is good. some of it, not so much. we'll find out how she came up with
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
clear sky. we're seeing the mercury drop. we're going to see some chilly air coming in with a cold front. a mighty strong cold front. so that's the first time you'll notice that change coming. so throughout the day on saturday, it's not going to be a big change coming just yet. when this front comes through, with some rain, you'll notice a 10-150 degrees drop in the mercury. so, again, saturday night, some chilly air. here we are for tomorrow morning dropping to 55 degrees and around mt. airy. down south, around fredericksburg, starting out at around 59 degrees. that really is about seasonal for this area. here's what's going to happen. we've got that cold front springing areas to the west. it's not going to have as much rain with it. we'll see a few showers with a 30% chance of a few scattered showers. the main thing with that front is the colder air that will be coming in. and then on sunday, tracking the low pressure that will be making its way northward. there will be some scattered showers around on sunday afternoon and then a little bit more rain coming in cold. 37 frederick,
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of mercury can increase the chances of adhd symptoms. moms to be who ate more fish had children with fewer signs of adhd. doctors say eat fish, but make sure it is low in mercury. >>> and number one tonight, facebook's like button has some competition. the social network is testing out a want button. it allows users to create wish lists of products they would like to buy. those lists will be shown on a user's time line. pottery barn and victoria's secret are participating. and brian, that's tonight's fox 5 top 5. >> maybe today was the turning point for the week. >> i think it is. we are going to have cool days, brian. a little bit up and down. it's mostly a great trend we are on and going to be a lot brighter than it has been the past couple of days. tonight, we have the clouds hanging tough. don't be shocked if you get drizzle on the windshield if you are driving later tonight. and maybe a few patches of fog here and there, but all things considered, we are mostly done with the rain for a while and the next number of days are going to be fairly quiet. let's start out with the
CW
Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm CDT
is important but the mercury in fish is something to be cautious of cancersince high mercury levels could cause complications. i am now remembering to grab my coat before i walk out the door because it is starting to get cold. beautiful colors more great pictures. >> it is a beautiful day i heard a lotus into mark asking about when the warm weather is coming. tomorrow we turned warm and cool friday. what a spectacular day look how shark that horizon is. we are 10.2 degrees below one year ago. you can see gale warnings up in the lake in anticipation of the wind to increase. and the sun sets at 616 tomorrow night down 4 hours now from june 21st. the days are short. that warm air will be in here during the day tomorrow pushing temperatures up some. let me show you some of the lows overnight. we will check this temperature drop. these are some of the gusts around the area today. for lunchtime tomorrow we could have 40 mi. per hour gusts pumping the warm air back into the area. a powerhouse storm coming together and pumping the warm air in our direction. humidity at 65 percent tonight th
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
today in court. >>> a new warning for pregnant mothers who like fish. how too much mercury could put children at risk of adhd. >> three days and a million volts of electricity. could daredevil david blaine pull off this high voltage stunt coming your way? >> we want to hear why your school is cool. submit your nomination on our website, cbssf.com/"cool school" and we may come and feature school on the show. ,, we stand for farmers owning the company; for them taking responsibility for the products they make; for them being in the right place at the right time for over 100 years making tillamook cheese from tillamook, oregon; for these farmers never wavering from their commitment to excellence. completed what some are calg his most electrifying stunt. last night, the 39 year-old d three days and thr >>> there he is. daredevil magician has completed what some call his most electrifying stunt last night. he completed three days, three nights standing in the middle of more than a million volts of electricity in new york city. blaine wore a chain mail suit to protect him from the current.
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
own money for green energy projects spelled out in his proposition 39. and mercury insurance founder george joseph has pumped $16 million into prop 33, which changes how car insurance rates are calculated. the u.s. supreme court said it's okay to give unlimited amounts of money to ballot measures. >> i think it's telling voters that the initiative process isn't for everyone. when you see this many wealthy people crowded on one ballot together putting in these giant sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> we work with charles munger on the redistricting reform. >> he took a lot of money from charles during a previous election because he couldn't get government reform through the legislature. the group says someone has to pay for all those ads and campaign efforts. >> to qualify a ballot measure takes an an incredible amount of time and money needed for the signatures required by the constitution. but money doesn't always win. the california voter foundation said voters only approve a third of initiatives because it's harder to convince people to vote yes. >> you can buy your way
Telemundo
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
otros agentes durante el incidente. take vo ----segun el diario "mercury news", el agente calific el tipo de falta de transito cometida por reed como una.... de las que mas detesta, aunque segun documentos, en meses recientes ha sido la unica infraccion de ese tipo que el agente "kevin kyono" ha emitido. ---tambien, justo despues del incidente, alguien publico una foto de la infraccion en los medios sociales. blanca ---la junta de comisionados del puerto de oakland ha puesto al director ejecutivo del puerto omar benjamin en "suspension administartiva" mientras investiga acusaciones de gastos indebidos. take vo ---segun una investigacion interna, recientemente se descubrio que durante 2008 un funcionario del puerto gasto cerca de 4 mil 500 dolares en un centro de entretenimien to erotico durante una visita oficial a la ciudad de houston, texas. ---segun la entidad, el gasto no se descubrio inmediatamente porque el nombre del sitio no es muy prominente en el recibo. stop open roll open blanca ---todavia continua la emocion por la lluvia de estrellas que se pudo ver el martes por la noc
Telemundo
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
investigara mas de 300 mil automoviles ford taurus y mercury sable por que el pedal del acelerador se atora... take vo ---al menos 50 conductores presentaron quejas por que el acelerador de su coche se atoraba en los modelos 2mil y 2miltres... ---hasta el momento no hay reportes de accidentes y tal parece que todo se debe a que el cable del "cruise control" o "regulador de velocidad" se puede romper trabando el pedal... ---hasta el momento no se ha determinado si las autoridades haran un llamado a retirar de circulacion los coches. stop open roll open blanca topfs ---veamos ahora la medida "b" de san francisco... ---la cual, busca mejorar la seguridad y calidad de los parques , tambien la del agua, y reemplazar parques infantiles entre otros. para ello la ciudad deber destinar 195 millones de dlares en bonos sujetos a supervisin independiente y auditoras peridicas. take grfica # 2 un voto a favor significa que usted quiere que la ciudad emita 195 millones de dlares en bonos para mejorar parques y espacios abiertos. take grfica # 3 un voto en contra significa que usted no quiere que la ciuda
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 5:30am PDT
chemicals. test revealed that her body contained mercury lead cosmetics. i felt violated charlotte reported. she was upset about the pesticide. i never used them in my house, never on my lawn. i bought organic whenever i could. her body contained several variations of organic chlorines designed to attack nervous systems of insects. i never bought it. isn't that trespassing. i tell this in my story of mary broon. mary never felt called to be an environmentalist she was nursing her 6 month daughter olivia and a story had been done by texas tech where they looked at breast milk samples, all were contaminated with rocket fuel. i was stunned, i thought breast milk was as pure as it came for food source. i was up all night thinking about it. i tell the story about michelle from california whose family was the first family to be monitored in the oakland tribune. it stunned even scientists. the tests found many of the same chemicals they found in charlotte's 5-year-old mic ala, she had recently spent a lot of time in nail salons. the biggest surprise of what they found in 2-year-old rowlan
KRON
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> boys' bathroom -- >> the mercury sable and ford focus saying that the throttle could stack from 20-20 03. stack. from the year 2000-2003 it could stac = = stick... we've been talking all night about the giants and let us talk about this sweep they are in detroit and if they're able to get it out. for a hovercraf they could possibly even... a game of five. but it has been cool in detroit. the 40's? >> yes it is going to be cooler for tomorrow it'll be interesting to see if they play on monday. there could be some effects from hurricane sandy. >> the outer band of the storm and not only rainfall but possible snowfall. that could make things interesting but no snowfall in the bay area today was spectacular. a repeat performance for tomorrow and even some degrees cooler. perhaps a little bit cooler and the north bay but otherwise mostly sunny. look for the beast. the warmest place is inland, pleasanton, concord look for the-80s! for richmond, 60s. oakland, santa rosa and relief fantastic weather. 70's for the south bay and as we take a look at the next seven days. i was going to tel
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
spelled out in his proposition 39. mercury insurance founder pumped $16 million into prop 33 which changes how rates are cal tu lated. u.s. supreme court says it's okay to give unlimited amounts to ballot measures.. >> telling voters this isn't for everyone. you know? you can see this many wealthy people putting in giant sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> california common cause took a lot of money during a previous election because it couldn't get reforms through the legislature. the group says someone has to pay for those ads and campaign efforts. >> to qualify takes an incredible amount of time and energy and money. that is to gather signatures needed and required by the constitution. >> money doesn't always win. the california voter foundation says voters only approve a third because it's harder to convince people to vote yes. >> you cannot buy voters votes. >> humane society got prop 2 passed largely on a grass roots effort. now, hens have to have more room in cages. to see a list, you can go to our web site abc 7 news.com and click it on see it on tv. >> all right. thank y
CW
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm CDT
mercury in fish leads to a higher incidence of a-d-h-d symptoms. the children in the study were not diagnosed with a-d-h-d.. but only exhibited some of the symptoms. the researchers say pregnant women should eat fish low in mercury. such as salmon. a new study suggests that the herbal remedy echinacea can prevent the common cold. researchers in the u-k found that taking three daily doses echinacea for four months reduced the number of colds.. as well as the duration of the illness. the treatment also cut the number of recurrent colds by 60 percent among those with weak immune systems or a history of recurrent colds. several previous studies have suggested that echinacea could soothe symptoms and cut colds short but there was only limited evidence it could prevent the illness from ever taking hold. lunchbreak is next. a preview of this weekend's oyster fest. the chef from "shaw's crab house" is here with how to properly shuck an oyster! era laundry detergent once stomped a stain with such power, [ rumbling, people screaming ] the results could be felt around the world. twice the stai
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
own money for green energy projects spelled out in his proposition 39. and mercury insurance founder george joseph has pumped $16 million into prop 33, which changes how car insurance rates are calculated. the u.s. supreme court said it's okay to give unlimited amounts of money to ballot measures. >> i think it's telling voters that the initiative process isn't for everyone. when you see this many well think people crowded on one ballot together putting in these giant sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> we work with charles munger on the redistricting reform. >> he took a lot of money from charles during a previous election because he couldn't get government reform through the elect you are. the group says someone has to pay for all those ads and campaign efforts. >> to qualify a ballot measure takes an an incredible amount of time and money needed for the signatures required by the constitution. >> but money doesn't amounts win. the california voter foundation said voters only approve a third of initiatives because it's harder to convince people to vote yes. >> you can buy
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
confusion over mercury exposure from sea food during the pregnancy. it said that low levels of mercury can increase the chances of adhd symptoms showing up in a child. the problem is the study showed that moms to be who ate more fish have children with fewer since of adhd. the key here appears to be what types of fish and also, the advice, doctors say s to eat sea food and make sure it's low in mercury. >>> and if you're looking to lose weight, the key might be to have a partner. researchers say they lose about the same amount of weight using programs like weight watchers as a health professional. it works best when there is support from another person in a group or program and, of course, you have to exercise. >> and that is always key. you try to lose weight, your person at home and spouse is bringing in cookies and candy. making it tough. >> they count productive. >> it is. >> and stop it. >>> coming up tonight, a mcdonald's worker from maryland who claims she hit the megamillions is being sued by her coworkers. we'll explain this one. plain t . >> you can't be careful enoug
CNBC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
job, he was defensive, mercuri mercurial, and he was -- he didn't have a board that -- he had a board that new what he was going through. they were his solid defenders. there's only two or three that were there when he was hired. his pay package, is high by average standards of living for the u.s. but it was proposed around $15 million. in terms of -- >> so you think it's about money? >> no, it's about, you know, as we just heard, as we -- when we hear o'neal, especially michael o'neal, the chairman talk, it had to do with his disposition, he could be mso this sounds lik beren endorsement, especially as it relates to the business side of business. do you agree with that? >> you know, i think most of the people watching this show shutter when they see sheila and they admire her a great deal. the facts that can't be denied, is that wells fargo which was more antagonistic than citigroup was he didn't want his arm twisted to take it to the ceo. they were very antagonistic to regulators. they still got the wachovia deal, which was citigroup and they were the ones that got trashed by
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
company. some tech experts tell the mercury news her performance could determine how long she lasts at the helm of the company. hp has struggled in recent years. the company is in the middle of cutting 29,000 jobs. >>> apple's iphone 5 out-dueled main rival in a contest that had more to do with safety. michigan company tested three dozen cell phones for toxic chemicals, including lead, mercury, hazardous flame retardants and oeufrpls phone 5 finished . samsung is finished 9:00, at the top of the list with the least amount of hazardous materials motorola citrus. we have links to the study on abc7news.com. >>> new detail on the ipad minnie. >> jane king is live at the new york stock exchange with that and major deal in the wireless industry. >>> deal just approved for t-beale to merge with metro pys. [ unintelligible ] >>> 6:49. >> third day of sweltering heat, but the relief is in sight. >> yeah the record highs are over, day three was definitely a tough one yesterday to deal with especially 90s around san francisco. let's take a look at beautiful color this morning, pollution can really lo
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
trick. 62 right now. dew point is 50 and pressure is steady. 30.11 inches of mercury. satellite picture, radar combined. some showers pushing through. this is actually a cold front that will go through the metro area tomorrow afternoon. now it's going to go through the immediate metro area dry. it will produce some afternoon showers in the mountains, but it's going to set the stage for a very nice thursday for us and a very nice friday for us. in the meantime, can't pick it out. we have low clouds, a couple sprinkles here and there and the heaviest activity is across the delmarva and across the bay. temperatures then, 59d rockville. 59 in bethesda. a little warmer than yesterday, but still below average. we should be low 70s this time of year. 60 in great falls. 58 in fairfax. 58 in arlington and 60 in bowie. so improving slowly. a dry evening commute for the most part. the morning commute will be wet in spots. primarily east of town, southern maryland, charles county, st. mary's county, more sun wednesday. and just great by thursday. so we're looking at late tonight, some cloud
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of mercury. so a very nice evening. satellite picture, radar combined, we showed you this front yesterday. it is actually generating showers and storms through missouri as well as iowa and this whole front is going to roll through late tomorrow. i still think the bulk of the day thursday will be very nice. certainly a dry morning commute. but high clouds right now, high and mid level clouds will play cat and mouse with us tonight and tomorrow, but we'll still see a fair amount of sun in the morning on thursday. temperatures in the 60s, a couple 70s. 66 in great falls. 65 in fairfax. we're looking at 65 in vienna. 65 in old town. 70 in college park and 64 over in bowie. a very nice evening. so, showers and storms are on the way. mild and dry tonight. the morning commute on friday. the evening commute mainly dry, especially if you are east of town. if you are headed out 50 toward annapolis, you're going to escape the showers when you get home, unless you get home late. thursday night, different story. wet with showers, rain, and thunderstorms. for tonight, partly to mostly cloudy,
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
details as healthy week continues. >>> later, red hot? the mercury keeps rising on cramer's hot list of stocks that could close out the year with a bang. so far, six have been added. tonight, two more forces of momentum will join these anointed stocks. stay tuned, the big reveal is next. >>> plus, lone star, everything's bigger in texas. in this state, there's no larger fuel franchise than stripes situation as. does the states' oversized job growth make this under the radar company something to fill up on. find out when cramer talk to the ceo. coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money," follow @jimcrameron twitter. send an e-mail to cnbc.com or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to "mad monemadmoney.cnbc.. . ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's s
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
steady 30.12 inches of mercury. here are the fall colors. we've kind of drawn the near peak line on our extreme northern western suburbs so leesburg and frederick. you're close to peak. if you have not been out to skyline drive, try to get out this week. the weather will be spectacular. i would try to get out before the weekend. still plenty of good color west of 95 and some color south and east. pretty much past peak from cumberland across the divide. look at the temps. 70 in laytonsville. 71 in rock scril. 68 in -- rockville. 62348 great falls. this -- 68 in great falls. this is pretty nice. 70 in burke. 72 downtown. 71 in college park. 68 in bowie. a nice warm-up. more like september. mild days. mild nights rather and warm days. keep your sunglasses handy. mainly dry tomorrow. there's a chance after sprinkle. i don't want derek getting mad at us. just a slight chance after sprinkle tomorrow afternoon mainly north of town. for tonight clear early. mild. high clouds come in by dawn. lows 45 to 55. winds southwest at 10. tomorrow morning partly sunny and pleasant. i don't think you'
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
pores over the details as nbc's healthy week continues. >>> later, red hot? the mercury keeps rising on cramer's 4-q hot list of stocks that could close out the year with a bang. so far, six have been added. tonight, two more forces of momentum join the anointed stocks. stay tuned. the big reveal is next. plus, lone star? everything's bigger in texas. in this state, there is no larger fuel franchise than susser holding's stripes stations. does the state's oversized job growth make this company something to fill up on? find out when cramer talks to the ceo. all coming up on "mad money." ♪ >> announcer: don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jimcramer on twitter. have a question? tweet cramer, #madtweets. send jim an e-mail to madmoney@cnbc.com or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to madmoney.cnbc.com. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >>> later, red hot? the mercury keeps rising on cramer's hot list of stocks that could close out the year with a bang. so far, six have been added. tonight, two more forces of momentum will join these anointed stocks. stay tuned, the big reveal is next. >>> plus, lone star, everything's bigger in texas. in this state, there's no larger fuel franchise than stripes situation as. does the states' oversized job growth make this under the radar company something to fill up on. find out when cramer talk to the ceo. coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money," follow @jimcrameron twitter. send an e-mail to cnbc.com or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to madmoney.cnbc.com. ♪ ♪ moving along ♪ new beginnings and new ends ♪ spending our time with our family and our friends ♪ ♪ celebrate with the cool autumn air ♪ ♪ ♪ and we're livin' out our lives ♪ ♪ as we dance without a care ♪ oh we were made ♪ don't worry, i can make more. ♪ oh to be free don't worry, i can make more. chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overp
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 8:00am PDT
. mercury insurance founder george joseph has pumped $16 million into prop 33 which changes how car insurance rates are calculated. u.s. supreme court says it's okay to give unlimited amounts of money to ballot measures. >> i think it's telling voters that the initiative process isn't for everyone. when you see wealthy people putting in giants sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> we work for charles muncer. >> common cause took a lot of money from charles munger because it couldn't get government reform through the legislature. the group says someone has to pay for all those ads. >> to qualify a ballot measure takes time and energy and money. to gather the signatures needed and required by the constitution. >> money doesn't always win. voter foundational says they only approve of third nistsd because it's harder to convince people to vote yes. >> you can buy your way on the ballot but you can't buy the voters' vote. >> the humane society got prop 2 passed in 2008 largely on grassroots effort. now hens have to have more room in their cages. if you want to see all the propositions, g
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
florida. in the southwest, expect record heat. the mercury could top 113 degrees in some areas. >>> in sports this morning, the bears turned on the d against tony romo and the dallas cowboys. tony romo setting a record of five interceptions. jay cutler had a great game. in the fourth, he hit brandon marshall for a 31-yard touchdown strike. he threw for 219 yards. the bears destroy the boys 34-18. indianapolis colts coach chuck pagano has been hospitalized and is undergoing treatment for leukemia. he turns 52 years old is in his first season as indy's coach. >>> on to baseball this morning, break out the bubbly. the tigers' miguel cabrera had a monster game against the royals. he had four hits including a home we are just two games left. he could be the first player since karl yastrzemski in 1967 to win the triple crown in baseball, most homers, rbis and batting average. tigers beat the royals 6-3 to clinch the american league central title. coco crisp got the big hit in fifth for the a's, and that helped oakland clinch the playoff spot for the first time in three years. if the a's swee
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
30.11 inches of mercury. we're going to zoom up to the northern sections of minnesota and eastern sections of north dakota. and they had three to five inches of snow there. the massive storm is cranking the winds too. just pow to 50 miles per hour. there is a cold front attached to that and the cold front right now west of chicago and west of st. louis. but this is going to eventually turn us very, very chilly for you. almost cold really in terms of what we have been through as we need to get into sunday. also they had make a chill hi day, but a bright and brisk day in kansas city for the ravens. we will zoom in a little bit more with some showers and clouds earlier this morning. they have gone and we are looking at clear skies and a very nice evening. temperatures, well, we are still in the 70s in many spots. 56 in gaithersburg and 59 in fairfax. 7 be in articling -- 7 be in -- 73 in arlington and 71 in bowie. >>> less humid on friday, perfect. a late shower is possible for the turps game as we may not be able to get through the second half without a couple of showers. still very
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
back up to 29.89 inches of mercury. satellite picture, radar combined, there's the frontal boundary in the midwest. that duck tailed back into the rockies. believe it or not, this is going to race through us as we get into thursday. so ahead of the front is going to be mild tomorrow. it will be quiet. and as we get into thursday, we may see some showers generated by this front. might even see a thunderstorm by then. a little bit of instability creeping in by thursday afternoon. in the meantime, we are clear right now. we'll have clear skies for a while and clouds, a few clouds come in after midnight. many folks in the 50s now. 59 in great falls. 57 already in vienna. 58 in fairfax. 58 in bethesda. 63 in college park and 59 over in bowie. so, here's the deal. nice fall pattern. a light jacket tonight. a little milder tomorrow. you might need the umbrella thursday afternoon. and then still mild on thursday. so the good news, it's not going to turn cold. cool tonight, winds diminish. winds become light after midnight. by morning, partly cloudy, just cool. light jacket a good idea. and
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and crater on mercury. >> chocolate chip cookie. >> peanut butter in my book. >> we named it if you want a name. >>> i have something interesting for you, too. we don't get to see it too often. we're too far south, but in the northern light you get to see the lights -- lights you get to see the lights all the time. you get the solar winds. they disturb the upper levels of our atmosphere and inject high energy particles and make color. they put on quite a show. it's very nice. we did not get to see that. well, we couldn't see anyway, have clouds right now, our live weather cam brought to you by michael and son, temperatures 67, winds out of the north at 10, front pretty much out of the immediate metro area. pressure rising and dew point beginning to fall, 54. here's a look at radar. the heaviest activity by far and away now is south and west of town. this activity will roll really across 95 between essentially the airport and fredericksburg in the next 20 to 30 minutes depending where you are. these storms down through culpeper will take longer to move across fredericksburg, but thes
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
southwesterly. the pressure is 29.18 inches of mercury. and it is actually falling. pretty big line of thunderstorms that went through earlier as they did produce some hail back to the west with some showers and thunderstorms back to the west here. and that is kind of what i'm concerned about overnight and early tomorrow morning. we'll be here for you at 4:25 with the latest. right now a big storm just west of frederick. back down just to the east of brunswick. and this has a lot of lightning strikes. you'll notice the reds. that's the rainfall rates of 1 to maybe one and a quarter of an inch per hour. this is what we're worried about later tonight. culpepper, warrenton, moving through parts of the metro area. i think tomorrow morning the big problems will be i-95 and eastward. all right, you see all these? reports of hail. that's why they were severe. but again right now no warnings and there never were any watches out. okay future cast. early early in the morning, 4:45, a couple of light showers. so a lot of the commute will be wet, the roads will be damp. then we'll get into the 7:1
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 7:00pm EDT
inches of mercury. here's radar, by and large heaviest activity shifted south of town, still light rain out toward fairfax county, 66 and go up the spur up 270 in montgomery county, just light activity, but by and large, this is the heaviest activity we can find. yes, we have had the rumble of thunder and lightning, pretty heavy rains crossing 95 headed toward 301 crossing the river toward la plata. now we see orange, which is about 3/4-inch per hour, not quite as heavy as what we saw earlier this earning but still a pretty heavy storm just south of 17. everything pushing off to the east at a pretty good clip. i think everybody will clear out the next hour and a half, temps falling to the west anyway, 59 vienna, gaithersburg, 60 bethesda, 62 college park and even 60 out toward bowie. so we'll dry out pretty quickly tonight. your late night with the dog, no worries. some wet spots for the evening commute, cooler tomorrow but very nice. grab your shades and milder wednesday. we'll be right about average on wednesday which is right about 70. breezy with showers and storms ending early, cle
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, pressure steady 30.12 inches of mercury. we'll talk about sandy. right now a tropical storm. here's how she's tracked over the last few days. here's how she's going to track we think over the next couple of days. more to the north than to the east. through jamaica and western cuba and getting to a place off the florida coast by saturday. and really i think that most of the models are going to keep sandy pretty far off shore away from the northeast or even the mid-atlantic. so we'll keep you posted. if she hugs the coast a little bit, we're in stosh for a rainy weekend. -- in store for a rainy weekend. either way we're still talking showers because a cold front will roll through. we don't escape the showers either way. temperatures 61 in gaithersburg. 66 in great falls. 64 in vienna and also down to fairfax. 68 in burke. 69 now in college park and 64 in bowie. we're looking at 67 down toward andrews so a very nice evening. nice warm-up. more like september. more like mid-september. mild nights and warm days. keep your sunglasses handy. it stays mainly dry. we have a slight chance after s
NBC
Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
mercury had swerved to avoid another vehicle when she drove into a parking lot and slammed into the building. no one was inside at the time, but the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. officials at the learning center say they will be closed on monday. for four hours today emergency crews from all of the region were responded to a terrorist attack. this one was a drill. the urban areas security initiative have an exercise based on how quickly local emergency jurisdictions can respond to terrorism incident. the scenario was designed to be as real as possible. you can see the victims were played by real actors combined with training manikins. each first responder is given a specific role. >> when i arrive, i met with the police incident commander. and what happens is the police had a bomb they had several bombs, device and one of them exploded. at that point, it becomes a fire department operation, because now we have wounded civilians, structural stability and possibly a fire. >> we were trying to figure out where the patients were, who needed to be transported firs
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 1:35am EDT
. pressurizing at 30.13 inches of mercury. satellite and radar combined, a couple of things to point out. this is impressive snow out of northern sections of minnesota. three to five inches fell. this is the cold air. notice this cold front that's attached to the. this same blast of cold air will go through here saturday afternoon. when it goes through there won't be much fanfare. a couple of showers. what happens on sunday, all of the precipitation develops behind the front. right now some showers through the midwest. some of those could get in here just in time for the second half of the terps game but not a lot of precipitation with the passage of the front. right now we have clear skies, all the clouds and showers from this morning are history. so tomorrow, a great hair day. a fantastic day. a great night for high school football, too. i don't think you will even need a sweat shirt. then for the the earnings maybe some showers late in the second half. we're looking at just a mess on sunday. chilly and wet for the redskins. if you're tailgating then going to the game, bundle up. sweat
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
broken over the last 24 hours as the mercury went from the 70s and 80s in many places down into the 30s and 40s, even below freezing. we'll get the outlook for the week ahead in a moment, but we start with nbc's michelle fra frandsen here in new york. michelle, good evening. >> good evening, lester. this freeze warning has brought a snap not only here in new york but to a good bit of the country. an arctic blast sweeping across much of the u.s. quickly wiped away the last remnants of summer. just yesterday there were 74 record low temperatures stretching from the northwest down to the southeast, from 37 degrees in st. louis, 31 in alabama and 5 below zero in northern wyoming. and tonight portions of the country are under frost and freeze advisories. an early start to the cold season in a year where extreme heat has dominated. >> temperatures that we're seeing now are a good 10 to 30 degrees below average. now we have a trough or dip in the jet stream that's been dipping down and all that cold brimming around the antarctic has been coming down to the low 48. >> temperatures brought s
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
will hit parts of the midwest and the mercury could top out 15 degrees above average in the central plains to the upper mississippi valley. in sports this morning it is over for the l.a. dodgers their hopes of a national league wild card spot stomped on by the giants. in the seventh, ellis goes deep to center to get l.a. within one but it wasn't enough. san fan end it 4-3. for the third year in a row, l.a. will miss the post-season. cliffhanger in the american league east, orioles chris davis golfs one to center. baltimore edges the rays 1-0. and a walk off rbi single in the 14th inning helps the yankees beat the red sox. new york and orioles end up tied tomorrow night they play a one game tiebreaker on thursday. miguel cabrera is this close to winning baseball's triple crown. another great game at the plate. got two hits and two rbis against the royals. currently he has a seven-point lead for the batting title. he also has a comfortable lead in the rbi category. he's just one homer up on josh hamilton. if his numbers hold up after tomorrow's last game of the season, he could be the
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 1:35am EDT
hours now. the pressure is still climbing slowly at 29.0 inches of mercury. late last week we had the really cold shot the dew points were in the 30s. so this is cool but nothing crazy. winds are picking up a little bit. wind gusts 21 miles per hour in frederick. the winds will be 10 to 20 overnight. i raised winds a little bit in terms of speed. i think even tomorrow morning can be breezy early. but the bulk of the day will not be breezy. 52 right now in gaithersburg. 54 already in rockville. 53 in reston. 56 in arlington. 56 in beltsville. that's still 10 degrees above average for this time of day. grab your shades tomorrow. pretty much full sunshine. a bit cooler, yes, but a very nice day. we'll just lose about 5 or 6 degrees. milder on wednesday. that's good news. still mild on thursday. perhaps even a little bit mild ore thursday. overnight then, clearing skies, breezy, still mild. 44 to 52 is mild. winds picking up northwest at 10 to 20 with a few higher gusts. morning, mostly sunny and just cool. maybe a light jacket for the kids at the bus stop. 40s and 50s is not that bad. wi
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 2:30pm EDT
left his car at the lincoln-mercury dealership close by and was just coming to get his car back. the only problem is, jimmy's at uncle robert's used cars. he wasn't at the right dealership. >> he must have been at a heck of a party. >> do police think he's trying to steal a car. >> they don't think he was trying to steal anything and charged him with criminal trespass. the owner says all we want is about $200 to fix the sliding glass door he broke. >> i'm trying to figure out if he even knew what kind of car he had at this point. >> good thing he didn't find his car. doesn't look like he was in any condition to drive. >>> tell you what, i've never gone up to a vending machine in my life and had this cool of an experience. chck this out. unsuspecting customers at a coke zero machine. watch what happens. suddenly the violinist starts playing a james bond theme. and then you see, enter your name. >> platform six. 70 seconds to unlock the 007. >> you're becoming a 007. >> wait until you see what they have to go through to get to platform 6. straight out of a james bond film. watch how ha
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. painfully slowly, if you will to 9.9 inches of mercury. no shortage of shower and storms here. this is say pretty impressive line for october and for this time of night to see a line of showers and storms stretching from northern mississippi all the way through illinois. and that is what that same frontal system is going to roll through here tomorrow. but, again, this is going to be mainly a nightie vent for us. so -- night event for us. so thursday mainly dry. thursday night wet and stormy as the frontal boundary moves through between 6:00 p.m. and midnight. tonight just a few high clouds. that's about it. we'll keep it partly cloudy. and really pretty mild for this time of the year. okay. here is our future cast. tomorrow morning you need your sunglasses. there will be a few clouds, hagerstown and leesburg. that's it. there is no green blobs anywhere. we'll put this back into motion. no problem. a couple of sprinkles possible maybe out in the shenandoah valley. but still nothing other than clouds east of that. now, by 6:15 we see a few showers. these are green. these are light. wincheste
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. at 29.61 inches of mercury. 50 already in rockville. 48 out in gaithersburg and also in vienna and fairfax. but still 50 in burke and springfield. and still 52 in college park. so chilly for trick-or- treaters. temps 46 to about 52. maybe a sprinkle but i think most of the showers stay in the mountains, mainly dry morning commute. and the kids will need a jacket again tomorrow morning. as will the big kids too. for tonight, partly to mostly cloudy, breezy cold. maybe a shower. mountain snows continue almost 30 inches in western maryland and parts of west virginia. lows 36 to 42 and winds west southwest at 10 to 15. by morning returning partly sunny breezy and chilly. you'll node a jacket. 30s and 40s and winds now west southwest at 10 to 15. and if you're thinking to yourself, hmm, is that because of sandy? yes, the winds are still because of sandy. plan, breezy -- partly sunny, please and school and showers possible in the afternoon. highs around 55 and winds we remember at 10 to 15. next three days 9 weather alert screen green and green and green. breezy tomorrow and maybe a spri
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm EDT
at 31. winds out of the north at 13, pressure rising 30.33 inches of mercury. look at the temps, 49 in vienna, 52 great falls, 48 in gaithersburg and laytonsville, 51 in bethesda, 55 in college park and 50 in bowie. we talked about this. with the dry air mass and clear sky temps will fall like a stone. the winds need to die down for them to real cool off. i think they will after midnight, still gusting to 17 miles per hour in leesburg and gaithersburg and a 30 mile-per- hour wind gust last hour at national. cover your plants. dress for the 40s and 50s tonight. pretty nice. breezy and warmer on sunday and warm, a little unsettled monday, but with temps in the 70s i think we can dance around the few showers. for tonight clear, colder, frost or freeze possible. winds diminish, lows 30 to 42. we had to open up that range of temperatures. we're looking at 30 or 31 in gaithersburg, 32 in rockville, 33 in college park and 34 in bowie. 31 in reston and sterling and 30 in leesburg and manassas, right around 31 or 32 in fairfax. definitely the coldest night of the season and again the frost a
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
breezy tonight, pressure on the rise, 29.90 inches. mercury. temperatures, still 66 in rockville, 64 in vienna and fairfax. we're looking at 65 in oldtown, 58 in college park, 64 in bowie. so fine fall weather, a bit chilly tonight. in fact, our coolest night in some time. you'll need your shades tomorrow, pure sun tomorrow, cooler thursday. you'll need a jacket for the nats game and i think i'd keep a jacket handy all day. the kids will need a sweat shirt or jacket at the bus stop. clear, breezy, chilly tonight, windows orientation 38 to 40 weight, winds turning north -- windows open, 38 to 48, winds turning northwest tonight. now tomorrow morning mostly sunny, a chilly start. grab a jacket. 40s and 50s, winds calming down, northwest at 10. by afternoon a very nice day, mostly sunny, cooler, yes, but pleasant, high temperatures between 60 and 65. next three days we'll keep it code green and why not? 63 tomorrow, cooler but nice, great on friday, 67, mostly sunny on saturday, fantastic, temperatures in the low 70s. next season days i'm going to still go 80 sunday. i think it will
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